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Archives Alive Anniversary Edition: UPDATED: Monterey Pop, Grateful Dead, Sgt. Peppers, Stills & Collins

1967 was a huge year in rock music. It basically started with the Doors’ debut album and ended with Magical Mystery Tour. It is hard to keep up with all the anniversaries, but here are some recent new items. The … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. May 12-18 (The Blue Rodeo/Blue Oyster Cult Edition)

So much music, so much to do this week, so I’m just jumping into it. Tues. 5/12 Top Show: Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) is getting a bunch of attention for her new album Sprinter, a raw, emotionally-charged set of songs … Continue reading

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In The News: Ringo, Waitress and West Coast Newport

A couple of interesting music notes to share today Ringo Starr, who has an exhibit opening this weekend at the Grammy Museum, has announced that he is writing a children’s book based off of his Beatles tune, “Octopus’s Garden.” The … Continue reading

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Go See Here In L.A. Express: Steve Forbert/Ben Sollee – Hotel Cafe Sept. 10th

I wanted to give a quick shout-out to a great show at the Hotel Café tonight since I won’t get a chance to do a full weekly report until tonight. Veteran troubadour Steve Forbert and up-and-coming cellist/singer-songwriter Ben Sollee both … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Woody

As most music fans, particularly Americana music fans, know Saturday July 14 marks the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth. There have been many events held and much music released associated with the centennial of this folk legend. This week … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 29-May 6 (the Honeyhoney/Yukon Blonde Edition)

This week, in case you have lost track, finds April transforming into May. If that isn’t enough of a sign that summer will be arriving soon, this week also brings the first big shows at the Greek Theater. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Living in the George Harrison Material World – At The Grammy Museum

There has been quite the resurgence of interest in George Harrison of late. All of which is understandable (it’s the 10th anniversary of his death) and deserved (he was always seemed overshadowed by Lennon and McCartney). Harrison has been on … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct 10-16 (the Joe Henry, George Harrison, letter H edition)

This week’s concert run-down is brought to you by the letter “H.” Read on and see why. A number of old favorites will be performing in town this week. I started to get into Joe Henry back when he was … Continue reading

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“Say It Loud” at the Grammy Museum

The Grammy Museum, the site of many cool appearance that I have talked about in the past, has just opened a notable new exhibit, “Say It Loud: The Genius of James Brown,” which take a look at the “Godfather of … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA Sept. 13-20 (The Kelly and Cleaves edition)

Songwriters rule this week and the king’s throne of shows sits Paul Kelly. The singer-songwriter is a legend in Australian but only a cult figure here. He has put together an A-Z CD retrospective and has two shows at the … Continue reading

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